Discover the world of words coming to Newark this Summer!

NEWARK BOOK FESTIVAL 2024

WELCOME TO NEWARK BOOK FESTIVAL 2024

Exploring "The Power of Play" this year's four-day festival is filled with author talks from local and international writers, street theatre, children’s storytelling and family activities.

Take part in writing workshops, panel debates, and special book events and don't miss the Literature Village at Newark's Market Square!

Joseph Coelho - Poetry Workshop at Newark Book Festival

Events not to miss!

Please Note: Advance tickets are available until 11 am the day before the event. See more Box Office Information here.

Family and Children's Events at Newark Book Festival

DISCOVER THE WORLD OF WORLDS

COMING TO NEWARK THIS SUMMER

Over the four days, you will be introduced to over 70 writers and storytellers and over 50 events taking place in iconic venues across Newark. 

Our programme showcases words from crime fiction and mystery, fantasy and time travel, history and nature, sports, music, and comedy, with events suitable for young children, families, teens, young adults and adults alike. 

FESTIVAL MEMBERSHIP

Become a Festival Friend

From as little as £20 a year, you can help support the growth of Newark Book Festival by becoming a festival friend!

Your support creates unforgettable experiences, gives people the opportunity to see and hear from fantastic authors and illustrators, and nurtures the next generation of writers.

Plus, you'll benefit from priority tickets, discounts, early access, VIP areas, gifts and more.

Rhubarb Theatre Newark Castle Children

BECOME PART OF THE FESTIVAL

Ally Pally Arts

View our range of Festival sponsorship packages to support the sustainability and legacy of Newark Book Festival.

Newark Book Festival Volunteer at Newark Castle

We are looking for aspiring new volunteers of all ages to join Newark Book Festival and help behind the scenes and at our events.

Robin Hood at Newark Book Festival

Show your continued support Newark Book Festival each year by becoming a Festival Friend. Enjoy priority booking with your membership and much more.

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